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Delaware gets 8K doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The state of Delaware has received 8,000 doses of the newly approved Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine. The Delaware State News reported Tuesday that the one-dose inoculation is expected to be administered starting this weekend. State health officials are sending out invitations to its waiting list for vaccination events on Saturday and Sunday. These events will be by appointment only. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is […]

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Rise in COVID cases after holidays appears to have peaked

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The jump in coronavirus cases that came after the holidays appears to have peaked in Delaware. The News Journal reported Thursday that COVID-19 hospitalizations are at the lowest they've been since Dec. 6. As of late Wednesday, 333 people were in the hospital. That's down from 474 on Jan. 12. But the number of COVID-related deaths has continued to climb. Delaware reported three new deaths Thursday, […]

today01/29/2021 10

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Delaware reports first coronavirus-related child death

DOVER, Del. (AP) — State officials are reporting the first COVID-19-related death of a child in Delaware. Officials said Friday that the death involved a child under the age of 5 who had a significant number of other health problems. Also Friday, Democratic Gov. John Carney lifted a 10 p.m. curfew on restaurants and bars. Those establishments must still require patrons to wear masks and allow only those from the […]

today01/11/2021 10

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Delaware officials urge schools to resume hybrid learning

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware Gov. John Carney is urging school officials to resume hybrid instruction mixing both remote and in-person learning next week. Tuesday's recommendation comes a month after Carney recommended that classroom instruction be paused because of the coronavirus. Administration officials said in an open letter to school leaders, teachers and parents that they have spent the past four weeks helping schools try to address the operational challenges […]

today01/06/2021 18

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Delaware closing Nature Centers at State Parks

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is closing all nature centers within Delaware State Parks to limit the spread of COVID-19. The nature centers will be closed starting Monday through Jan. 11. No in-person programming will be held at Delaware State Parks while the nature centers are closed in order to eliminate gatherings of people from different households. Delaware State Parks will instead […]

today12/16/2020 11

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Attorney revives suit over political balance on Delaware courts

DOVER, Del. (AP) — An attorney whose lawsuit challenging a mandated political balance among judges on Delaware's most powerful courts was tossed by the U.S. Supreme Court on procedural grounds has filed a new complaint. The Supreme Court ruled last week that James Adams didn't have legal standing to sue Gov. John Carney because Adams had not shown that he was "able and ready" to apply to be a judge […]

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